Hindi translation of 'pile'
pile /paɪl पाइल्/
Word forms: piles, piling, piled
1. countable noun
A pile of things is a quantity of them lying on top of one another.
The leaves had been swept into piles.
...a pile of boxes.
2. transitive verb
If you pile a quantity of things somewhere, you put them there so that they form a pile. You can also say a surface is piled with things.
He was piling clothes into the suitcase.
A pile of something or piles of it is a large amount of it.[informal]
विशाल राशि nf
He had piles of money.
4. intransitive verb
If people pile into or out of a place, they all get into it or out of it in a disorganized way.
Everyone piled out of the car.
5. uncountable noun
The pile of a carpet is its soft surface, which consists of lots of little threads standing on end.
रेशेदार सतह nf
मखमली सतह nf
If you pile up a quantity of things, or if they pile up, they gradually form a pile.
Mail was still piling up at the office.
If problems or losses pile up, or if you pile them up, you get more and more of them.
A pile of things can be tidy or untidy. ...a neat pile of clothes. A heap is usually untidy, and often has the shape of a hill or mound. Now, the house is a heap of rubble. A stack is usually tidy, and often consists of flat objects placed directly on top of each other. ...a neat stack of dishes.
Problems were piling up at work.
He piled up huge debts.
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Example Sentences Including 'pile'
But the bottle was open and the pills were all heaped in a pile.LOST SUMMER (2002)
He sat frowning over a pile of reports, his curly brown hair already rumpled from his constant fiddling with it.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
I stopped at a stall where a despondent teenager sat in front of a pile of green oranges.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
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'pile' in Other Languages
- Arabic: كَوْمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: pilha empilhamento
- Chinese: 堆
- Croatian: gomila
- Czech: hromada
- Danish: stak
- Dutch: hoop
- European Spanish: pila montón
- Finnish: pino
- French: pile
- German: Haufen Haufen
- Greek: σωρός
- Italian: pila
- Japanese: 積み重ね
- Korean: 퇴적물
- Norwegian: stabel
- Polish: stos
- Portuguese: pilha empilhamento
- Romanian: grămadă grămezi
- Russian: стопка
- Spanish: pila montón
- Swedish: hög ansamling
- Thai: กอง
- Turkish: yığın
- Ukrainian: купа
- Vietnamese: đống
Translation of pile from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary